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Please help me choose which Petroleum Engineering universities I should apply for?

  1. Feb 14, 2010 #1
    I am looking to transfer to a petroleum engineering college. I am not sure which ones I should apply for. So I have a few questions:

    Which petroleum engineering universities do the big oil companies like Exxon, Shell, Chevron and BP prioritize their recruiting from?

    Also, for example, if I wanted to work in Alaska would it be beneficial for me to go to a petrol engineering university in Alaska? For instance, if I wanted to work in Alaska would it be more likely an oil company hire me for a position in Alaska if I go to Alaska University? Or if I want to work in Texas would it be less likely I get hired for a job in Texas if I go to Alaska university?

    Separately, let's say I wanted to work internationally, for example in the Middle east or central Asia which schools or companies should I be looking at?

    And also I would prefer doing field work oppose to desk work.
    What can I do now as far as which universities I should apply for in insuring I have a higher likely hood of being recruited for field work?

    Which states have a lot of field work opportunities.

    Thank you very much to who ever helps to answer my questions. This is a very important time and these decisions are difficult to make if I do not have all the facts.
     
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  3. May 23, 2010 #2
    Re: Please help me choose which Petroleum Engineering universities I should apply for



    Answers are in bold as listed above.
     
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